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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 41–50 out of 108 events
from December 21, 2014 to December 6, 2015
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Friday, January 16, 2015

Jan16

Seasonal Explorers: Winter Wonders

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Warm up this winter season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories, and hikes (weather permitting).
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Jan17

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan17

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Jan18

Finding Your Way

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan18

Birding: Winter BIrds

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan18

Natural History Hike to Moses Mountain

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators and a National Park Service ranger on a peaceful hike to the top of Moses Mountain to see a spectacular view of the Greenbelt and beyond. Birds…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan18

Nature's Workshop: Indoor Composting Workshop

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jan19

Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup

at 230th Place and 149th Avenue (in Idlewild Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Idlewild Park to removal floatable debris washed up from Hurricane Sandy. This work will help protect and maintain the wetlands of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Jan22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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